CHAMP—character manipulation procedures

@article{Storm1968CHAMPcharacterMP,
  title={CHAMP—character manipulation procedures},
  author={Edward F. Storm},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1968},
  volume={11},
  pages={561-566}
}
A new programming language facility for symbol manipulation is described. String procedures may be declared and called in a standard ALGOL context. ALGOL procedures can in turn be called by string procedures so that numeric and symbolic processes may conveniently be programmed together. Concatenation and a variant of SNOBOL's pattern matching make up a set of primitive commands. These are assembled together into conditional expressions which are to be used to provide alternative computational… CONTINUE READING

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